The Onion story was later modified to include the line “For more on this story: Please visit our Iranian subsidiary organization.”Snap.
The Onion styles itself as “America’s finest news source” and yesterday its editor Will Tracy released a statement in which he said his site “freely shares content with Fars and commends the journalists at Iran’s Finest News Source on their superb reportage”.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Iranian News Agency Prints Onion Story as Fact: Onion Responds by Twisting Knife
The Iranian news agency carried an Onion parody as fact. The Onion rose to the opportunity: